Author(s): Eric Carle
Bringing together some of the finest modern children's-book illustrators of our time - Jon Klassen, Eric Carle, Lucy Cousins, Nick Bruel, Susan Jeffers, Steven Kellogg, Tom Litchtenheld, Peter McCarty, Chris Raschka, Peter Sis, Lane Smith, Erin Stead, Rosemary Wells, Mo Willems - Eric Carle asks, "What's your favourite animal?" and the result is an astonishingly colourful parade of animals, from giraffes with their heads in the clouds to fuzzy dogs and squishy snails. Some artists reveal their choices with a personal story, others with a comic turn; all will undoubtedly inspire children to draw and tell a story about their own favourite animal!
Eric Carle is the renowned children's-book author and illustrator, most famous for his picture book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, which has been translated into over 30 languages worldwide. Since The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle has illustrated more than 70 books including Brown Bear, Brown Bear and What Do You See? and more than 71 million copies of his books have sold around the world. He is also the founder of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a non-profit organization set up to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books, to which all of the royalties from this book will go.